Dining

Building

The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room,...

Business

Grinnell Comfort Inn & Suites
Newton Days Inn
Designer Inn & Suites
English Valley Bed and Breakfast
Marshalltown America's Best Value Inn

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Student life at Grinnell is Close-knit: About 85 percent of students live in a residence hall, language or project house, or college-owned house — so they really get to know one another well. Residence halls are small — most house 50–60 students of all class years, majors, and...
About 85 percent of our students live in a residence hall, language or project house, or off-campus house — so they really get to know one another well. Residence halls are small; most house 50–60 students of all class years, majors, and backgrounds, making each hall floor feel...

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Issue: Winter 2011 Author: Shelby Carroll '13 Eggs-to-order Although waking up can be difficult, nothing can beat having fresh eggs made any way you like to ease that early morning struggle. Wing night Not only are there four different types of chicken wings served on this...
  Saunter into the Marketplace, Grinnell’s student dining hall, swipe your P-card at the cashier’s desk, and grab a tray. It’s time for lunch. It’s cold today, so how about some soup? Tomato or chicken noodle? A grilled cheese sandwich would go well with the tomato soup, plus a...
Scott Turley, executive chef, will take his award-winning lobster dish to a national collegiate dining services competition this summer. Turley topped eight other Midwestern chefs last month at the National Association of College and University Food Services’ Culinary Challenge...
Pastry chef Terry Anderson shows how he builds part of the holiday gingerbread village that greeted students in the Marketplace dining hall. 
Every year, Grinnell students from near and far share some of their favorite foods from home in a decades-old tradition: the International Student Organization’s Food Bazaar. This year, more than 100 chefs prepared 52 appetizers, entrees, beverages, and desserts, with recipes...
Eric Mistry ’14 loves to experiment in the kitchen, even when the kitchen is actually Grinnell's dining hall. Taking full advantage of the ingredients available, from the spice rack and salad bar to the daily entrees, he knows how to keep things fresh. Here he explains what led...

Group Info

The Marketplace Dining Hall and The Spencer Grill, both located in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, provide for the campus’ dining and nutritional needs. The award-winning Marketplace offers a diverse menu to students and campus community members and guests, while The Grill serves...

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